Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Walk along Quinta Avenida for a chance to browse hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shops. The town's main thoroughfare, this pedestrianized "Fifth Avenue" runs parallel to the ocean and serves as the hub of dining, shopping, and entertainment in the area. Most of the neighborhood's upscale restaurants serve Italian and Mexican cuisine, while the shops sell everything from authentic Cuban cigars to designer clothes imported from Europe. The avenue's vibrant atmosphere draws throngs of tourists, exploring the area on foot until the wee hours of the night. Nearby amenities include grocery stores, gas stations, and banks. Plan your Quinta Avenida visit and explore what else you can see and do in Playa del Carmen using our Playa del Carmen trip planning website.
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  • Lots of restaurants, for all tastes, clubs, bars and shops. A couple of plazas with name brands. Could do better with less people calling you into their businesses.  more »
  • We came out to this fun street one evening on our trip and could have spent 15 hours, easily. The only thing that bothered me tremendously was the Spiderman character who was in our personal space...  more »
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